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  • 23
  • Apr

Sexiest Vegetarian Bathes in ‘Blood’ to Protest Deadly Cosmetics Tests on Animals

Sitting in a bathtub filled with “blood” with a banner that reads, “Stop the Bloodbath, Dr Cable: Support EU’s Cosmetics Testing Ban”, Victoria Eisermann – ex-Playboy model and female winner of PETA’s 2007 Sexiest European Vegetarian contest – was in full view of the Houses of Parliament today.

The European Commission – under pressure from the cosmetics industry – is considering postponing the 2013 deadline for banning the sale of cosmetics containing ingredients tested on animals, and Dr Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, has refused … Read more.


  • 04
  • Apr

‘Pig Prisoners’ Protest Foston Factory Farm, ‘Guantanamo Bay for Pigs’

Costumed “pigs” in orange jumpsuits – shackled and covered with black hoods – stood beneath a banner that reads, “Don’t Make Foston a Guantanamo Bay for Pigs”. They lead PETA members in a protest against Midland Pig Producers’ (MPP) plan to build a US-style factory farm in Foston. If approved, this industrial nightmare would imprison up to 25,000 pigs at a time, who would never see sunlight or breathe fresh air until they were loaded into lorries for transport to an abattoir at a rate of 1,000 animals a week.

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  • 21
  • Mar

Bubbly Pro-Vegan PETA Action Marks World Water Day

Nearly nude vegan PETA supporters Marika Rea and Helaine Murrin sat leisurely in a bubbly bath holding signs reading, “50 Baths = 1 Steak. Clean Your Conscience: Go Vegan”, in Dublin today in the run-up to World Water Day. The bathing beauties let passers-by know that it takes the water equivalent to 50 baths to produce one steak.

“Not only is the meat industry cruel, it also wastes huge amounts of water and damages the planet”, says bathing beauty Helaine. “You can’t eat meat and be an environmentalist.”

PETA's Bathing Beauties

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  • 15
  • Mar

Giants Goalie Joins Sexy ‘Lettuce Lady’ to Bring ‘Go Green, Go Vegan’ Message for St Patrick’s Day

Wearing a minidress made entirely of lettuce leaves, Nicola Ward, a finalist in PETA’s 2011 Sexiest European Vegetarian contest, and her beau, Belfast Giants star goalie Stephen Murphy – decked out in a lettuce-leaf suit – asked Belfast residents to “Go Green, Go Vegan” in the run-up to St. Patrick’s Day. The flashy vegan couple pointed out that going vegan is the best way to help animals and the planet.

In addition to causing animal suffering on a massive scale, the meat industry is one of the top causes of water … Read more.


  • 15
  • Feb

Massive Anti-Bullfighting Demonstration in France

In a tour de force, more than 2,000 citizens from 177 groups, including PETA France, took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to speak out against bullfighting.

After marching through the nation’s capital, past the UNESCO office, the activists gathered at the foot of the Eiffel Tower to illuminate a giant banner reading, “Corrida Abolition” (“Abolish Bullfighting”).

With the Eiffel Tower in the background, the activists raised a lit banner.

The demonstration follows another event in which 95 activists staged a peaceful sit-in protest in a bull ring in … Read more.


  • 13
  • Feb

PETA and ARAN Activists Warm Dublin’s Heart for Valentine’s Day

Holding heart-shaped signs that read, “Ireland: Fur Out, Love In”, four sexy activists – two women wearing only red panties and spiked heels and two male “cupids” wearing only red boxer shorts and a pair of wings – led a protest held jointly by PETA and Irish group Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) on the eve of St. Valentine’s Day. The amorous activists aimed to turn up the heat on the Minister of Agriculture to include a ban of fur farms in the impending Animal Welfare Bill.

PETA and ARAN activists in Dublin

“We’re bringing our big hearts … Read more.


  • 09
  • Feb

Giant ‘Condom’ Promotes Animal Birth Control in Run-Up to National Condom Day

With a sign that read, “Dogs Can’t Use Condoms: Spay and Neuter”, a PETA member dressed as a giant pink condom descended on Newcastle in advance of National Condom Day (14 February) to point out that Tyne Tees has England’s largest population of stray dogs per person and that the only way to get a handle on the cat and dog overpopulation crisis is always to have companion animals spayed or neutered.

PETA's giant condom

“If cats and dogs could wear condoms, millions of animals would be saved from suffering and death”, says PETA Senior Programme … Read more.


  • 26
  • Jan

Sexiest European Vegetarian Sophie Shows All Animals Have the Same Parts

Defying chilly January temperatures by stripping down to nothing but panties and paint markings that mimic a butcher’s diagram of body parts, our Sexiest Vegetarian winner, Sophie Barrett, marked World Week for the Abolition of Meat by standing behind a poster that read, “All Animals Have the Same Parts: Abolish Meat”.

Sexiest European Vegetarian Sophie Barrett Body Parts

Animals are more than walking entrées. They are made of flesh, blood and bone, just as humans are. They have the same bodily organs, the same five senses and the same emotions, ranging from joy and contentment to depression and … Read more.


  • 22
  • Dec

Chantelle Houghton: Ho, Ho, Faux – Don’t Buy Foie Gras

Christmas shoppers outside Fortnum & Mason’s Piccadilly store got a festive surprise today when Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton, dressed in a seasonal red velvet robe, led a protest against the department store’s sale of foie gras. Our favourite socialite handed out free tins of deliciously decadent, cruelty-free faux gras to shoppers who signed PETA’s enormous Christmas card urging the department store to end its sale of a product so cruel that its production is illegal under UK law.

“I’m dreaming of a kind Christmas – one where foie gras is … Read more.


  • 29
  • Nov

Army of 007s Protest Fortnum & Mason’s Foie Gras Cruelty

An army of PETA supporters wearing masks resembling 007 star Sir Roger Moore surrounded Fortnum & Mason with signs that read, “Boycott Fortnum & Mason”, in English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish. Prompted by Moore, PETA’s primary advocate for ending sales of foie gras, the look-alikes encouraged would-be shoppers to skip Fortnum & Mason – which continues to sell foie gras, a product so cruel that its production is illegal in the UK – in favour of Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, both of which no longer put the … Read more.